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Advice Articles

This is the place to come for help and advice from our in-house healthcare professionals and ostomates like yourself.

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Stoma Surgery – What to Take to the Hospital

14th June 2019

So you’ve been given the date of your stoma surgery, you know what hospital it’s at and what time you need to be there, but what do you actually need...

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How will pregnancy affect my stoma?

8th May 2019

Will a stoma affect my pregnancy? For many men and women across the globe, starting a family and having children is natural desire to have. Of course, with any pregnancy,...

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Got a question about your stoma?

3rd April 2019

If you are awaiting stoma surgery or had your operation recently, it’s likely that you have a number of questions that you may not have had the chance to discuss...

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Outdoor activities for ostomates

26th February 2019

At last, the warm Summer months are in sight which means we can begin to look forward to a whole host of outdoor activities. Mild walks, BBQ’s with family and...

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Talk about your stoma: Time to Talk Day 2019

6th February 2019

Taking place on 7th February, Time to Talk Day is all about raising the awareness of mental health. The aim of the day is to try and make sure that...

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5 top tips ostomates – be more organised in 2019

10th January 2019

With 2019 officially underway, it’s the perfect time to hit the reset button and put some new plans into place. Now is the chance for you to make sure that...

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